Essay Contest

    You Write!

    Monthly Essay Contest 2022- Entry Form

    May Theme: What does this quote mean to you "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Please complete this form and attach your essay.

    1st Place = $50 gift card

    Word Count Requirement

    • 3rd thru 5th grade stories: minimum of 100 words and maximum of 200 words.
    • 6th thru 8th grade stories: minimum of 200 words and maximum of 300 words.
    • 9th thru 12th grade stories: minimum of 300 words and maximum of 400 words.

    Essays are due the 31st of May by 5 p.m.

    • Award ceremony will be held via Zoom and Facebook Live on the American Literacy Corporation's Facebook page.
    • Winners will read their essays during this time.

    Please include your first and last name, along with your grade, on the top of your essay. Also, please title the file of your essay with your first and last name, along with your grade.

    Essays are due the 30th of April by 5 p.m.